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Dedicated to the Development and Dissemination of Bowen Theory

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Application of Theory: Toward Resolving Degrees of Unresolved Emotional Attachment

6/27/2018
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Dr. Murray Bowen stated: “The degree of unresolved emotional attachment to the parents is equivalent to the degree of undifferentiation that must somehow be handled in a person’s own life and in future generations” (Bowen, 1978, p. 382). He observed that all people have some degree of unresolved emotional attachment from their parents. These emotional […]

Duration:00:52:35

A Partnership, a Marriage, the Search for Cures and How Bowen Theory Helped Chart the Course

5/31/2018
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Dr. Ruff was both a partner in life through marriage and in research with Candace B. Pert, PhD., with their discovery of Peptide-T which controlled the pain and extended thousands of lives in the treatment of the HIV virus. This discovery opened the door to a non-opioid treatment for pain. Dr. Pert contributed to the […]

Duration:01:12:41

How to Tame a Fox and Build a Dog

4/30/2018
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For the last six decades a dedicated team of researchers in Siberia has been domesticating silver foxes to replay the evolution of the dog in real time. Lyudmila Trut has been lead scientist on this work since 1959, and together with biologist and historian of science, Lee Dugatkin, she tells the inside story of the […]

Duration:00:59:18

Bowen and Friedman: Two Systems Thinkers

3/1/2018
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Rabbi Edwin Friedman was a colleague and student of Murray Bowen’s family systems theory. As a dynamic speaker and brilliant thinker, he applied systems theory to the lives of clergy and the work of congregational life. Although he adopted some of Bowen’s concepts taken from natural systems, he added his own ideas in distinctive ways. […]

Duration:00:59:30

Operationalizing the Concept of Differentiation of Self for Family Research

1/29/2018
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The multi-faceted concept of differentiation of self includes numerous variables which, taken together, describe variation in lifestyle of individuals and families. This presentation will review and evaluate some of the ways in which the concept has been operationalized for purposes of family research. Other concepts such as resilience, coping, adaptation, and self-esteem will also be […]

Duration:00:57:02

Navigating the Waters of Adolescence – Moving from Surviving to Thriving in the Education Experience

12/13/2017
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Like a small rowboat in a big ocean, parenting an adolescent can leave adults feeling like they are far from safe harbor with no oars. Spend any time on Facebook and a parent will encounter advice, cajoling, and even criticism about how to parent. Carpool lines and soccer field sidelines are full of stories of […]

Duration:00:51:15

An Archival Approach to Preserving Murray Bowen’s Legacy

7/11/2017
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This presentation will describe the approach to preserve Dr. Bowen’s original letters and videotapes at the National Library of Medicine where they will be available for the ages and to also create an online digital database so that researchers can do their primary work. To enable both NLM researchers and the public to explore how […]

Duration:00:58:18

Hillbilly Elegy: Bowen Theory in Everyday Life

6/1/2017
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Dr. Anne S. McKnight will discuss J. D. Vance’s best-selling book in which he describes his life growing up in the Rust Bowl with his addicted mother and her ever-changing partners. His grandmother played a pivotal role in providing a connection out of the family chaos and instability. He went into the Marines, and then […]

Duration:00:49:09

A New Society in an Ancient Swamp: The Social World of the Great Dismal Swamp, 1607 to 1863

5/2/2017
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African American Maroons (people who permanently self-removed from enslavement) and indigenous Americans founded a novel society in the Great Dismal Swamp of North Carolina and Virginia beginning with the rise of colonialism in the Mid-Atlantic region. After over a decade’s work on several sites in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, archaeology is showing […]

Duration:01:17:48

Now I Know Why Bishops Only Move Diagonally: Systems Leadership Lessons from the Church

3/30/2017
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Twenty-eight years of leadership in the Episcopal Church has provided an opportunity to think about and practice leadership principles. Bishop Stacy F. Sauls says he may have learned a thing or two, some painfully, about the relationships among responsibility, authority and power; the destructiveness of secrets; and the supreme importance of the moment of asking […]

Duration:01:06:11

On Bridging Multiple Cutoffs: The Process of Uniting a Family Fractured by War, Family Feuds, and Mental Illness

3/30/2017
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In her recent book, The Beauty of What Remains, Dr. Susan Hadler reveals the details of her journey to break through barriers of absence, silence and prohibitions. This effort was an opportunity to gain strength and support to persevere in the face of reactivity to find the lost, to bridge cut-offs and to bring her […]

Duration:00:35:38

Family and the Differentiation of the Intellectual System

3/30/2017
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The development of higher cortical systems involved in the ability to manage self is embedded in the relationship circuitry of the family. The differentiation of the intellectual system and its relationship to the family will be discussed in its developmental and evolutionary contexts. Robert J. Noone, PhD is co-founder of the Center for Family Consultation […]

Duration:00:53:06

The Honey Bee: Angels of Agriculture or Canary in the Coal Mine

3/30/2017
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Mr. Keith Tignor has worked closely with the beekeeping industry for over twenty-five years. He is coordinator of the regulatory and assistance programs for beekeeping in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This presentation will include his recent research on the beekeeping industry that demonstrates how bees are a symptom of the environment in which they live. […]

Duration:01:15:09

Confronting Ocean Plastic Pollution at the Global Scale

3/30/2017
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As much as 8,000,000 tonnes of plastic enters the ocean every year and this amount is predicted to double within the next decade. This number keeps increasing in pace with global plastics production. Left unchecked, by 2025 as much as 1 tonne of plastic may be in the ocean for every 3 tonnes of fin […]

Duration:00:48:05

The Murray Bowen Archives Project: Past, Present, and Future

3/30/2017
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When Dr. Murray Bowen died in 1990, he left a vast collection of materials, (including audio and videotapes, professional and “Dear Family” letters, original research records, drafts of papers, and presentations) that documents the thinking and research that led to Bowen theory. The Murray Bowen Archives Project is dedicated to making these materials available to […]

Nature’s Family Health Plan: Neurobiological Benefits in Primate and Rodent Parental Models

3/30/2017
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As the parental brain extends its attention from self to offspring, neural and physiological adaptations enhance emotional resilience and cognitive flexibility. Stress responsivity – associated with susceptibility to psychiatric illness and chronic disease – is dampened in males from both bi-parental and uni-parental primate models (e.g. owl monkeys and long-tailed macaques, respectively). Recent investigation of […]

Duration:01:12:50

Emotional Process in Society

3/30/2017
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Can Bowen theory give us a way to understand the enormous complexity of societal events that we observe or experience personally? Are these events, which have occurred throughout human history, enhanced through media bombardment? This presentation will apply concepts from Bowen theory such as differentiation, triangles, projection process, reciprocal functioning, and cutoff to a number […]

Duration:01:07:29

Clinical Public Health Integration into Medical Education: Teaching an Enhanced Medical Model That Includes Families, Communities and Populations

3/30/2017
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Clinical Public Health is the enhancement of health care by providers’ use of the principles of epidemiology and population health, health policy, health systems management, and community health. Changes in the structure, financing, and performance expectations of health care systems are creating unparalleled opportunities for improved individual and community health while drastically altering the roles […]

Duration:01:37:29

A Family’s Reaction to Death: What Difference Does a Family Systems View Offer?

3/30/2017
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This talk will address the predominant theories of grief work in Western culture and in the world of grief therapy as well as the new research on bereavement based on the concept of resilience. These ideas will be contrasted with those in family systems theory in which the level of differentiation across generations is the […]

Duration:00:47:46

The Many Ways that Murray Bowen Influenced People to Think Systems

3/30/2017
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One of Dr. Murray Bowen’s challenges in developing a science of human behavior was to seek effective ways to engage people to think theoretically about social systems. What difference would learning family systems theory make in their lives? Ms. Andrea Schara is affiliated with Leaders for Tomorrow, where she was founder and president and began […]

Duration:01:07:50